Tag: Life

LPT: Take time to learn how to properly fall. It sounds ridiculous but as a snowboarder/skateboarder if you know how to fall it will save you from injury very easily. Not just in extreme sports but in every day life.

A Life Pro Tip (or LPT) is a specific tip that improves life for you and those around you in a specific and significant way. LifeProTips are concise and must… Read more »

ELI5: We say that only some planets can sustain life due to the “Goldilocks zone” (distance from the sun). How are we sure that’s the only thing that can sustain life? Isn’t there the possibility of life in a form we don’t yet understand?

To elaborate on a concept being expressed here: Yes the Goldilocks zone is looking for conditions that could potentially enable life of the kind we know about. Yes, it is… Read more »

17,000,000 people can trace their ancestry back to Genghis Kahn. He had eleven legitimate children, but hordes (pun) of illegitimate children. What was life like for these children and their mothers through his empire?

Just like medieval Europe, the Mongol rulers had a somewhat flexible attitudes towards concubinage, inheritance, and illegitimacy. But while there are some important points of similarity and even contact–yes, Mongol… Read more »